Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Piano for Singers 312045/3029/2324/1/94
Study guide

Piano for Singers 3

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 3
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Voice within Instrumental / Vocal Studies
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Anthonis Luc
Other teaching staff: Proot Stephanie, Van Kerkhoven Joost
Teaching staff are not (all) known yet.
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


(previously registered for Piano for Singers 2) OR (previously registered for Second Instrument Piano 2).

Educational organisation (text)

Group-oriented education

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

Learning outcomes (list)

2.2 The student makes progress through independent study.
The student masters a good technique in order to make an efficient study plan and follow it.
2.3 The student reads, analyses, writes and interprets music.
The student can (if interest, necessity, and skill allow) play a figured bass.
The student can (if interest, necessity, and skill allow) play using variation techniques.
The student can harmonise more complicated melodic lines.
The student can make more complicated simplifications of accompaniments by the reduction of the basic harmonic material.
The student can make more complicated chord progressions him- or herself.
2.4 The student masters the correct playing techniques and postures.
The student can (if interest, necessity, and skill allow) play from a score.
The student can play existing piano scores and/or accompaniments of a higher level of difficulty.
The student can play the piano without a score (own compositions).
4.3 The student reflects critically on him- or herself and his surroundings.
The student masters to a great extent the various working methods needed to develop playing piano without the score.

Course content

See vademecum.

- acquire relevant technical and musical independence at the keyboard as a function of supporting vocal practice.
- Learning to play simple accompaniments correctly & to simplify difficult accompaniments so that they become playable.
- Practical knowledge of chords, accompaniment patterns, etc. - being able to perform these fluently and correctly.
- Be able to compose your own accompaniment using the above building blocks.
- acquire technical independence using pieces from the traditional piano repertoire or jazz piano practice.

For the study of the traditional 'classical' piano repertoire one should choose 'piano secondary subject'.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Piano or keyboard available.
Scores & sound files will be made available via Digitap learning environment.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours60,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment30,00
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series30,00Januari
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series40,00Mei/juni
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

January: artistic evaluation via video recording.
June: artistic evaluation via live performance.
Continuous evaluation throughout the academic year.